there's something magical about hitting a tennis ball

Chris Haggard, "Magical Moments" on MDBX


Turned pro in 1993. Spent 15 years on the ATP Tour. Excelled at doubles to reach career high #19 ranking. Stayed in top 50 for over a decade. Won 7 ATP titles. Reached SF Australian Open and QF of both US Open and Wimbledon. Career wins over Bryan Brothers, Novak Djokovic, Andy Roddick, Leander Paes, Pat Rafter, Leyton Hewitt, and Marat Safin.


South Africa




Magical Moments
Get motivated by the magical moments in tennis that you can take through your life. Learn how you can set individual goals and go after them. You will be surprised at what is possible.
Length: 4 min 24 sec
Theme: Motivation
Total Awareness
Learn how to be aware of everything on the tennis court. Stop trying to block things out because it won't work. Discover how you can keep your focus by accepting what tennis is.
Length: 2 min 57 sec
Theme: Concentration
Be Yourself
Be yourself on the court. Be natural. Don't try to be something you are not. Experience shows it won't work. Learn to let go and be yourself.
Length: 3 min 41 sec
Theme: Emotion
Prepare Like A Pro
Why is the preparation at the pro level so much better? Learn to get the mind and body ready. Visualize to relax and prepare and give yourself the best chance of achieving your potential.
Length: 2 min 56 sec
Theme: Strategy
Dealing With Stress
We all have to deal with stress on the tennis court. Harness the good stress. Learn how to be aware of different levels of stress with a color-coded system and handle those difficult situations.
Length: 2 min 11 sec
Theme: Emotion
Building Confidence
We need to learn to build confidence every single day. Don't relate confidence directly to winning or losing matches. Take something positive for long-term success.
Length: 3 min 12 sec
Theme: Confidence
Nadal's Attitude
Hear first-hand stories about Rafael Nadal's approach to tennis and his mental toughness and attitude that makes him one of the greatest tennis players of all time.
Length: 3 min 2 sec
Theme: Motivation
Federer's Mentality
What was it like to play the young Roger Federer? How did his mindset change as he matured? Discover lessons we can learn from the GOAT's mentality.
Length: 2 min 41 sec
Theme: Motivation
Trust Your Doubles Partner
Learn about the importance of trusting your partner in good times and bad. Keep that positive attitude and don't blame your partner when you lose. Win and lose as a team.
Length: 2 min 10 sec
Theme: Emotion
People Watching You
How can people watching you affect your game? Are they for you or against you? Discover how to use a crowd's negative energy to your advantage.
Length: 1 min 38 sec
Theme: Emotion
Mental Consistency
Consistency is key to tennis success. Mental consistency is critical. With the right mentality, you can grind out wins more times than not and be successful as a player.
Length: 2 min 5 sec
Theme: Confidence

“The trouble with me is that every match I play against five opponents: umpire, crowd, ball boys, court, and myself…”


“My coach said I could be number one. And I still believe her…”


“Tennis is 70% mental…”


“I believe the brain is like any muscle; like any other, it can be improved…”


“I listen to Mindbox tracks before every match…”

Grace L, Austin, TX (NTRP 4.0)

“Tennis is all between the ears…”

Tracy Austin, Former no. 1 on tennis channel

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